|Spilt Blood - Kommander Kumar|
Winning entry 9-11 age category, 1st Ital Kwanza Film Festival 2006. A surreal look at the revolutionary struggle against imperialism. Guerrilla warfare and western ambivilance to the reality of death on third world people provide a backdrop for hard hitting hip hop social commentary.
Keywords: revolution; iraq; rebellion; uprising; insurrection; war; guerilla warfare; hip hop; 50 cent; tupac; kwanza; ital kwanza film festival; film festival; youth; a luta continua; free the land; patria o muerte; free mumia and all political prisoners
|Roots of Junkanoo: Celebrating Life in a Time of War and Death - ras|
In the apolcalyptic nightmare reality which has characterized the lived experiences of ordinary everyday people in the post 911 global environment, words like torture, death, war and conflict have become commonplace. In western society, the response to a perceived terrorist threat has been the revocation and contraction of many cherished and sancrosact civil liberties and human rights. Concurrently, state terrorism, territorial invasions, denial of the Geneva Convention, covert operations, dirty...
Keywords: junkanoo; festival; parade; cow bell; goat skin drum; dancing; costumes; africa; mother afrika; pan african; west indies; caribbean; mardi gras; new orleans; spider; carniverous plant; spiderweb; 911; bush; imperialism; capitalism; slavery; bondage; oppression; racism; colonialism; towers collapse; che; revolution; indian revolution; rajasthan; india; festival of colors; holi; african dance; caribbean dance; native american dance; costume; rhythm; struggle; free the land; free mumia and all political prisoners; a luta continua
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